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Senior Software Development Engineer

Company: Audible
Location: San Gabriel
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job summaryGood storytelling starts with great listening. At Audible, that means each role and every project has our audience in mind. Because the same people who design, develop, and deploy our products also happen to use them. To us, that speaks volumes.ABOUT THIS ROLEAs a Senior Software Development Engineer, it s up to you to define, design and refine the tech that keeps us one step ahead of listeners. Anticipate. Innovate. Bring challenging ideas and we ll support you with the latest tech, tools and systems that you need to succeed. You ll be essential in ensuring the team can reach their potential; working closely with them, reviewing their work, mentoring, and supporting them to develop. Together, you ll build and maintain our platform to bring thousands of stories to millions of listeners and unleash the power of the human voice.ABOUT THE TEAMThis is an opportunity to join a brand new team, in a brand new Audible hub in Los Angeles. The LA-based tech teams will work adjacent to Audible Studios, where our content teams work with a diverse range of talent to create Audible Original Content.True to Audible s People Principles, we are committed to the success of our people and supporting the communities in which we work. Our leadership team is dedicated to mentoring and coaching to help each individual identify their career goals, flourish, and achieve their potential. Our environment encourages everyone to participate. Our diverse team depends on differing backgrounds and perspectives to foster robust conversations that lead us to the right solutions for our customers.On Audible s newly founded Creator Tools/Marketplace team, our customers are talented storytellers, voice actors, producers and other creators. We build innovative tools that let these creators focus on creation while we help to bring their art to millions of consumers by building tools that are valuable, easy to use, and most importantly ensure their success with customers. By focusing on our creators, we also create value to Audible s global consumers - helping them to discover new content, talent and stories they love and share.ABOUT YOUYou feel pride in every step forward, however big, or small; to you, each challenge represents a well-executed venture to support our listeners. If you re looking to build on your skills and grow into a leader, this is your next step. We look for people who take responsibility, set their standards high and see every failure as an opportunity to learn. You re looking for an environment where you can thrive. With opportunities to challenge yourself and a talented team by your side, you ll find what you re looking for at Audible.As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will... Design, develop, and test software components and applications for one of the largest creator and provider of audiobooks in the world. Work on an agile engineering team writing maintainable and scalable code for software components and influencing team decisions. Collaborate with stakeholders to imagine, design, develop, test, and launch software that impacts our customers and inspires your peers. Use technology to solve difficult problems. Define a design, turn it into high quality code, and deliver it on schedule. Proficient in a broad range of data structures and algorithms, knowing when it is (and isn t) appropriate to use them. Independently clarify technical requirements, assessing development estimates and apply a broad range of design approaches. Review code of other team members and provide constructive direction. Drive continuous improvement of software quality, customer experience, and maintainability of products/features. Mentor and lead developers by cultivating curiosity and deep technical understanding. Continuous learning of technology trends, tools, and approaches, including sharing this knowledge with your team. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Experience writing clear, maintainable and extensible code. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate highly complex and ambiguous situations. Experience building and delivering software systems to internal or external customers. Knowledge of AWS or similar cloud-based infrastructure and/or developer tools Strong verbal and written communication skills, enabling effective messaging with both technical and non-technical audiences. A high-quality bar: documentation, unit testing, code reviews, test automation, continuous integration & deployment. Enthusiasm for instilling this attitude in others. Adaptable, enterprising, and willing to take ownership. Able to make improvements to the team s development and testing processes. Able to establish good working relationships with peers. Able to recognize discordant views and take part in constructive dialogue to resolve them. Able to mentor teammates on team software, team culture, and customer obsession.

ABOUT AUDIBLEAt Audible, we innovate and inspire through the power of voice. We're changing the narrative on storytelling. As a leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling, we've redefined the ways people access, discover, and share stories. The stories we tell have the ability to transport and transform everyday moments into meaningful experiences and it's our people who make Audible's service possible. We're listeners, storytellers, and problem-solvers. Our perspectives and experiences power our ideas and come together in our mission to unleash the power of the spoken word.

Audible is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Audible is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Keywords: Audible, San Gabriel , Senior Software Development Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , San Gabriel, California

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